Little Bites of Potatoes

When it comes to potatoes, my family really loves potato skins and twice bake potatoes to name a few. The one day, I came across a recipe for Irish Potato Bites. They really look good but my kids aren’t huge fans of corn beef. So I decided to make a version of these with bacon substitute for the corn beef. I really like red potatoes the most out of all the potatoes. I was so thrilled to give this a try.

 

You will need small round red potatoes, milk, butter, sour cream, cheese and bacon.

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Since it will be hard to give exact measurements for this I will step you through the process.

 

First boil the red potatoes in a pot of water with a little bit of salt added. Cook until the potatoes are tender to a fork. Drain and let the potatoes cool completely. If you don’t let them cool then the skins with peel off easily.

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After they have cooled cut the potatoes in half. Scoop the center of each potato out. Leaving at least 1/4 inch edge in potato.

Take the scoop out center and made into mashed potatoes. I add a little bit of milk and butter. After you made mash potatoes, add some sour cream, cheese and bacon to taste. Don’t forget to add some salt and pepper for seasoning.

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Take the loaded mash and fill in the potatoes that you just hollowed out. Place the stuffed potatoes on a cookie sheet.

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Bake the potatoes bits at 350° for 20-30 minutes til heated and cheese is melted.

 

Top the potatoes bites with some sour cream and chives. Enjoy.

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My family loves these. I would say I will be making these often but it does take a long time for the potatoes to cool completely. A few hours. Less if you can put them in the fridge.

 

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